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" Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility or by the doctrine of final causes. The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in his most interesting... "
The North British Review - Page 460
by Allan Freer - 1860
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 25

Medicine - 1860
...as Prof. Owen has fully admitted, can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this fundamental similarity of pattern in members of the same -class, by utility, or the doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each animal and plant,...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1860
...latter will admit, •with Owen and every morphologist, that hopeless is the attempt to explain the similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility or the doctrine of final causes. "On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each being, we can...
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The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 25

Medicine - 1860
...as Prof. Owen has fully admitted, can be more hoj>ele-s than to attempt to explain this fundamental similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility, or the doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each animal and plant,...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...govern the construction of the mouths and limbs of crustaceans. So it is with the flowers of plants. Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...being, we can only say that so it is ; — that it has so pleased the Creator to construct each animal and plant. The explanation is manifest on the theory...
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The Theological and Literary Journal, Volume 13

1861
...the promptings of natural selection. " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain the similarity of pattern in members of the same class,...utility, or by the doctrine of final causes . . . " The explanation is manifest on the theory of the natural selection of successive slight modifications,...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History, Volume 19

Zoology - 1861
...various special purposes. At page 466 (third edition), he says : — " Nothing can be more hopeless than to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility, or the doctrine of final causes ; the hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen,...
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Biblical natural science

John Duns - 1863
...is meant by plan of the Creator, it seems to me that nothing is thus added to our knowledge." — P. 413. Again, at p. 435, he remarks, in a way which,...being, we can only say that so it is ; that it has so pleased the Creator to construct each animal and plant." A good deal more can be said of each animal...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Evolution - 1864 - 440 pages
...govern the construction of the mouths and limbs of crustaceans. So it is with the flowers of plants. Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...being, we can only say that so it is ; — that it has so pleased the Creator to construct each animal and plant. I The explanation is manifest on the theory...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...transposed. Hence the same name can be given to the homologous bones in widely different animals. ' Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...pattern in members of the same class, by utility, or by doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each being we can only...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...come to a dead-lock ; and therefore we beg leave to turn his own language upon himself, and to say ' nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...similarity of pattern in members of the same class by Natural Selection and the Struggle for Life.' But it seems that in our view of the case we can only...
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